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Table 5 Multiple linear regression for determinants of maternal leukocyte telomere length (n=297)

From: Association between micronutrients and maternal leukocyte telomere length in early pregnancy in Rwanda

  Linear regression model full model Adjusted model
Β SE CI P β SE CI P
Age (years) -0.140 0.02 [-0.01; -0.001] 0.01 -0.15 0.02 [-0.01; -0.001] 0.008**
Occupation
 Paying Job     ref     
 Housewife -0.002 0.025 [-0.05; 0.048] 0.97 - - - -
Education Level
 Never schooled     ref     
 Primary -0.190 0.033 [-0.17; 0.041] 0.002 -0.21 0.033 [-0.18; -0.05] 0.001**
 Secondary or higher 0.122 0.030 [-0.001; 0.12] 0.045 0.11 0.109 [-0.004; 0.11] .070
Body Mass Index (BMI) kg/m2 -0.094 0.004 [-0.014; 0.01] 0.101 - - - -
Gender Based Violence (GBV)
 Yes     ref     
 No -0.107 0.063 [-0.25; 0.01] 0.053 - - - -
Parity Nullipara(reference)     ref - - - -
 Primipara -0.020 0.055 [-0.125; 0.09] 0.75 - - - -
 Multipara 0.046 0.027 [.0.03; 0.074] 0.430 - - - -
 Birth weight 0.053 .0001 [-0.01; 0.001] 0.350     
Sexually transmitted Infections
No     ref     
Yes -0.071 0.026 [-0.84; 0.018] 0.202     
sTFR (mg/L) -0.156 0.009 [-0.04; 0.007] 0.006 -015 0.008 [-0.04; -0.007] 0.005**
Retinol Binding Protein (RBP) (μmol/L) -0.093 0.031 [-0.11; 0.010] 0.098 -0.11 0.03 [-0.12; -0.001] 0.04
Ferritin (μg/L) -0.130 .0001 [-0.01; 0.001] 0.023 -0.124 0.001 [-0.01; -0.001] 0.027*
  1. **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05